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Cloud Automation Consultant

Apply Job ID 441982BR Date posted 09/09/2021 Location(s) Austin, Texas; Raleigh, North Carolina; Armonk, New York; Atlanta, Georgia; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Boulder, Colorado; Chicago, Illinois; Seattle, Washington; Washington, DC

Why Kyndryl

We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Our people are at the center, discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. In October 2020, IBM announced it's intention to separate the IT Infrastructure Services unit of its Global Technology Services division into a new, separate public company, creating two industry-leading companies - IBM and Kyndryl. The spin-off is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. To find out more about Kyndryl, including information relating to privacy, please visit

Please be aware Kyndryl will continue to use some IBM systems for a certain period after spin-off. This means when you sign up to either the IBM or Kyndryl candidate portal, you will have the benefit of being able to see and apply for IBM and Kyndryl jobs and to access information about IBM and Kyndryl jobs you have applied to, for a limited period from either candidate portal. If you have already signed up as a candidate on IBM’s portal, please continue to use this account to access IBM and Kyndryl jobs.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Routinely required to be involved in selling ranging from initial client exploratory meeting, gathering requirements, structuring solution bid, and ramping up the team for execution.•Analyze client current state, define key outcomes, define/revise IT strategy, design conceptual solutions, plan and execute design and implementation work (with support from technical specialists), while accounting for time, cost and quality targets•Accountable for successful delivery of highly complex, multi-disciplined consulting engagements that deliver lasting and measurable value to clients
Develop a point of view, capture, prioritize and analyze technical (functional and non-functional) requirements
Possess strong leadership skills and further the evolution of intellectual capital assets and developing practice resources
Assemble and lead a team of consultants and architects with engagement management oversight
Manage the engagement contracts to terms and conditions•Educate, mentor and coach teams in applying consulting techniques
Facilitate and capture lessons learned from engagements to update methodologies and assets
Conduct consultinglunch and learns to disseminate knowledge•Lead the effort to expandservice offerings
Manage and lead multi-discipling complex engagements with multiple teams•Lead a group of individuals to ensure they are mentored, have skills, objectives and learning plans along with support to attain utilization KPIs

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Ability to propose and justify strategic technology decisions
Experience creating business cases for major technology change
Experience creating new operating models for technology teams/organizations
Deep technical knowledge of several of our practices’ key technologies
Amazon Web Services (AWS)oKubernetes (Amazon EKS, Azure AKS, Rancher, or OpenShift)
RedHat Ansible Tower or TerraformoGoogle Cloud PlatformoMicrosoft Azure
Experience leading teams (not necessarily management)
Strong organizational and prioritization skills•Ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal presentations•Interpreting requirements and creating solutions

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Certification with Ansible, AWS, Azure, or other automation and cloud technologies
Previous experience transforming organizations to CI/CD delivery model, ideally using tools such as Git/GitHub, Jenkins, as well as image repositories (Artifactory, Quay, etc.)
Able to develop infrastructure automation in Go or Python as either a Kubernetes operator or on technologies
Working knowledge of Containers; i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Helm.
Strong fundamental understanding of all things "IT" (e.g.,‚LDAP, DNS, SQL, TCP/IP, NAS/SAN, Systems Architecture, Data Modeling, Open Source Concepts, Software Development Design, Distributed Computing, etc.)
Experience as a scrum master

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

Kyndryl offers a wide range of resources for eligible employees to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: ·12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. ·Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. ·Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money. ·Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. Kyndryl will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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IT Management Consultant

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Travel Required

Up to 75% or 4 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)


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